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Assistantor Associate Professor in Statistics (Job #12547)
Schoolof Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
TheSchool of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SoMSS) at Arizona StateUniversity invites applications for a full-time tenure-
eligible position in statistics atrank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Rank and tenure status will becommensurate with experience.
The anticipated start date is fall 2019. TheStatistics program currently contains eight faculty members and the University intendsto increase the size and scope of this program significantly within the nextfew years.
The expanded statistics group will be expected to increase itsinterdisciplinary, applied and core research productivity, foster growth in itsteaching programs, and provide consulting services to the university andbusiness community.
The statistics group has close ties with the applied andcomputational mathematics group and shares responsibility for our NSF-
fundedResearch Training Grant in applied math and statistics.
Theessential duties of the position will be to conduct research on statistical theory,methodology, or applications, publish in appropriate high-
quality journals,provide quality teaching and mentoring in our undergraduate and graduateprograms, and participate in appropriate professional service.
Applicantsare required to have a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related area by August10, 2019. Candidates must also have demonstrated potential for excellence inresearch and teaching.
Thedesired qualifications include a documented record of published research andgrant support, a strong record of instruction and student mentoring, anddemonstrated success working with diverse student and / or faculty populations.
SoMSS currently has 57 full-time tenured or tenure-track facultymembers and approximately 96 supported Ph.D. students, along with an additional50 Ph.
D. students and 44 Masters students. The School offers bachelors,masters, and Ph.D. programs in applied mathematics, mathematics, mathematicseducation and statistics as well as undergraduate and masters programs inactuarial science.
The School is also leading the development of aninterdisciplinary B.S. degree program in data science, which will includecourses in computational mathematics and statistics.
SoMSS has excellentcomputing resources that include individual faculty workstations, severalhigh-performance servers and a small cluster, as well as access to theUniversity's central computing facilities and the High Performance ComputingInitiative.
More details can be found at https : / / math.asu.edu.
SoMSS has a strongly interdisciplinary research profile thatincludes numerous collaborations inside and outside the university, such as inthe biological, environmental, medical, physical and social sciences, education, and multipleareas of engineering.
There are numerousopportunities for collaboration with interdisciplinary centers and institutes,such as the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), the BiodesignInstitute (which includes centers specializing in the nanobiosciences,bioengineering, genomics, and vaccinology), the Institute for Social ScienceResearch, the new College of Health Solutions, the Global Institute of Sustainability,and the nearby Mayo Clinic.
The escalating interest in data science researchthroughout ASU will offer further opportunities for interdisciplinarycollaboration.
ArizonaState University serves more than 60,000 students at its Tempe campus,welcoming students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nationsacross the globe.
ASU is located in the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenixarea, which provides a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities.
Livability ranked Tempe the top college town in the country in 2016, thanks toits youthful population, career options, wages, housing and things to do.
USNews and World Report also ranked Phoenix #19 in 2018 on its list of BestPlaces to Live. The Valley of the Sun’ offers beautiful scenery and miles ofhiking, biking and riding trails, as well as camping, rafting and skiing just ashort drive away.
Tofurther enhance the superb quality of life Arizona offers, the university hascommitted to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter andthrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.
Womenand minority candidates are encouraged to apply. SoMSS and ASU are committed todiversity and inclusion. ASU provides eligible employees with parental and family leave and resources for working parents (https : / / math.
asu.edu / family-resources). SoMSS has an active chapter of theAssociation for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and strives to meet the needs of adiverse student and faculty population.